Karen Armstrong
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Pathways to Creation: Exploring Sacred Music in Fes, Morocco
20 Jul 2008 // 6:00 PM

PopMatters goes to Morocco for the Fes Festival of World Sacred Music to honor and share the world’s great spiritual music traditions. At this 14th annual festival, Derek Beres would hear the indigenous sounds of Vietnam, Tunisia, Norway, Pakistan, Belgium, America, and much more.

//Reviews

Is Religion Really the Root of Human Violence?
5 Jan 2016 // 4:00 AM

In a vast survey of human history and religion, Karen Armstrong insists that the link between religion and violence is greatly exaggerated.

The Case for God by Karen Armstrong
27 Aug 2009 // 4:59 PM

Promoted as a rebuttal to modern atheist thinkers, notably Richard Dawkins, Christopher Hitchens, and Sam Harris, this doesn't feel like a cynical cash-in on a recent publishing phenomenon.

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Culture Belongs to the Alien in 'Spirits of Xanadu'

// Moving Pixels

"The symbols that the artifact in Spirits of Xanadu uses are esoteric -- at least for the average Western gamer. It is Chinese culture reflected back at us through the lens of alien understanding.

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